To think highly of; esteem
(Obs.) To feed too much; gratify to excess; glut
To have intense love or admiration for; adore or idolize
To venerate is to treat or regard someone with great respect.
To support the spirits, vitality, or resolution of; encourage:
To verify; to make good; to substantiate; to establish; to sustain.
To regard with deep respect, love, and awe; venerate
Prize means to place high value on.
To preserve is to protect or keep something as it is or in its original state.
To pet is to rub, pat or touch something or someone with affection.
Nurture is defined as to feed, train or help develop someone or something.
To hold closely to one's chest
To keep alive; maintain:
(Archaic) To build or live in a nest
To like or desire enthusiastically:
To put spirit into; give life or courage to; cheer; exhilarate
To love or admire excessively; adore
To hold steadfastly to; cherish:
To do or give something in honor of
To give shelter to:
To keep watch over, in order to prevent escape or restrain from acts of violence, or the like.
To nurse; cherish:
To stroke or handle (someone or something) in a tender and loving way; caress
To esteem is defined as to respect, have regard for or admire something.
To accept readily; avail oneself of
To cultivate is designed as to prepare land to grow something or to nurture and cause growth, either literally or figuratively.
Comfort means to give a sense of peace to someone.
To treat (someone) with more care or concern than is required or regarded as appropriate; be overindulgent toward; cosset; pamper
The definition of cling means to hold on or be attached to someone or something.
To affect as if with a caress.
To be grateful or thankful for.
(Dial.) To like or wish
Clasp means to hold or grip tightly, or attach two or more things together.
To have a fancy for; to like; to be pleased with, particularly on account of external appearance or manners.
To receive and take into consideration; to have a thought in mind.
To have respect for.
To denounce is defined as to take a public stand against something and make clear you don't like or are condemning it.
To leave; abandon
Abandon is defined as to leave something behind.
To cast off or disown; refuse further association with; repudiate
The definition of despise is to strongly dislike, or to treat with scorn.
Praise is defined as to give someone approval, or to thank God.
Find another word for cherishing. In this page you can discover 51 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for cherishing, like: valuing, treasuring, pampering, worshipping, venerating, sustaining, supporting, saving, revering, prizing and preserving.